Three Lives and Only One Death (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

Three Lives and Only One Death1996

Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)




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This off-beat exploration of a man with multiple personalities has the lead character playing four different roles: the first is a man who comes back to his wife after 20 years and murders her new husband. Next he is a professor, then a mute butler, and finally an industrial magnate.


Marcello Mastroianni
as Mateo Strano/Georges Vickers /Butler/Luc Allamand
Anna Galiena
as Maria Gabri-Colosso, "Tania la Corse"
Monique Melinand
as Madame Vickers
Jacques Pieiller
as Tania's Husband
as Luca
Jean Badin
as Antoine José
Lou Castel
as Bum #1
Pierre Bellemare
as Radio Narrator
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Critic Reviews for Three Lives and Only One Death

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

Three Lives stars Marcello Mastroianni in one of the last and most enchanting of his screen appearances.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Three Lives and Only One Death may be a puzzle. But don't look too hard at the image at its center. You'll miss all the beautiful pieces.

December 27, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

There's enough stuff crammed into the four stories to write a Ph.D thesis.

July 26, 2006 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Involving film about the fragmentation of self in a world of multiple role-playing.

February 28, 2002 | Full Review…

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